MEET HIS MAKAR

EGAD!     MIND-ORE
GERM,   IDEA,  NOD.
The new Makar (Scottish Poet Laureate) to replace Edwin Morgan is to be announced within the hour. It’s exciting to learn who the newcomer will be, but there’s still a moment to reflect.

Edwin George Morgan OBE (1920–2010) aged 89 by Alex Boyd

MEET  HIS  MAKAR 
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EGAD!     MIND-ORE
GERM,   IDEA,  NOD.
DREAMING       ODE
EGAD!  MIND ‘ROE’
RED+ION = GAMED
IDEOGRAM      DEN
READING      MODE
EARNED DIG … OM
NEAR      DEMIGOD
“ADORED  ME GIN”
DARE  DIG  O’ MEN
ORDAINED      GEM
A   DOMED   REIGN
ADD  REGIME:   ON
A   REIGNED   MOD
REMAINED      GOD
AGED. DIE. MO’RN.
ADMIRED      GONE
ADORING  ‘ED’, ME
EDDIE      MORGAN
UPDATE:  @anonpoetry: Liz Lochhead announced as National #Poet of Scotland / Makar. Congratulations!
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About JFDerry

Writer. Darwin, science & more. 4 books: Piospheres, Darwin in Scotland, Serial Killers. Current project is THE DISSENT OF MAN. Born near London, raised near Primrose Hill and in Lincolnshire, and studied at the Universities of Bangor, York and Edinburgh for degrees in Biochemistry, Bioelectronics and Biological Computation, and a PhD in African Ecology. Mainly working in British and African universities, but also in Spain, Brussels, Mongolia and Australia, to date, publication history is mostly in academic journals, on aspects of computational biology, pastoralism and on Charles Darwin and evolution. However, also written for several national newspapers, various governments, several major record labels and independent book publishers. Fiction has appeared at the Edinburgh International Book Festival and poetry is at the Human Genre Project. Lives in Edinburgh, with partner and their two daughters.
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